Volume 12, Number 20 -- July 24, 2012
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CYBRA Completes Forms Journey with MarkMagic 8
by Alex Woodie

The general availability of MarkMagic 8 this month marked the end of a journey for CYBRA, which several years ago had embarked on an ambitious plan to overhaul its label and forms management software for IBM i and open-system servers. The Yonkers, New York, company has implemented all of the features it originally set out to develop when it began its black-belt challenge of conditional printing, say company executives, who may next tackle world peace. READ MORE >

Jumping Hurdles From Green Screen to Graphical
by Dan Burger

It's 2012 and application development that is reliant on tools and techniques from 10 years ago or more no longer fit into the present of future business plans of organizations that consider it important to adapt to a changing IT environment. In the community we refer to by the platform-specific name IBM i, where IT entanglements often are tied to systems known as the iSeries and AS/400, graphical application development has become much more common, primarily because it's become a whole lot easier. READ MORE >

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Software AG Maintains Investment in Jacada Tools
by Alex Woodie

It's been almost five years since Software AG acquired the rights to Jacada's application modernization and Web enablement tool for IBM i and z/OS environments, called the Jacada Interface Server. Over that time, the German software giant has continued to invest in the software, which it now calls webMethods JIS. Early next year the company expects to launch a major new release of webMethods JIS that will keep the product relevant in our mobile world. READ MORE >

Raz-Lee Cracks Down on CL Commands with New Software
by Alex Woodie

Raz-Lee Security this month unveiled a powerful new IBM i security tool that gives administrators the power to prevent users from issuing control language (CL) commands. The new product, called Command, is the most complete CL control product on the market, the company claims. READ MORE >

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Robot/NETWORK Now Displays Performance Data
by Alex Woodie

IBM i shops that run the latest release Robot/NETWORK software from Help/Systems got a nice little surprise this month: the general availability of the new Performance Center, which displays all sorts of IBM i server- and Help/Systems product-related performance statistics, in graphical and textual formats. The new capability was added to Robot/NETWORK version 11, which shipped just over a month ago. READ MORE >

News Briefs and Product Shorts:

• Emulator Vendors Begin March Toward Windows 8

• Go Bankrupt, Get Free Software

• IntelliChief Lands More Infor Customers

• Zend Releases Hotfix Update for IBM i PHP Stack

• Introducing the IBM Intranet Experience

Reader Feedback and Insights

We value your feedback and insights.  Feel free to send a letter to the editor.  Letters may be printed, unless otherwise specified, and edited for clarity or length. READ MORE >

Editor: Alex Woodie
Contributing Editors: Dan Burger, Timothy Prickett Morgan
Publisher and Advertising Director: Jenny Thomas
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The Four Hundred
IBM Gives Killer Power System Deals Down Under

Big Blue Cranks Up The Profit Engine In Q2

Another Look At .NET Apps Accessing IBM i

As I See It: To Serve, To Strive, And Not To Yield

IBM Should Buy Mellanox Before HP Or Cisco Does

Four Hundred Guru
DB2 For i XMLTABLE, Part 2: Using Namespaces And IFS XML Files

RPG Subprocedure Error-Handling with APIs

Admin Alert: Making Run the Same Run the Same On IBM i Access 7.1 On Windows 7

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TPM at The Register
ARM grabs TSMC's 3D FinFETs for future 64-bit PC brains

Scottish cloud abacus gobbled by control freak RightScale

AMD pins its server hopes on SeaMicro technology - maybe in APUs

Super Micro misses target in June quarter

OpenStack cloud fluffer growing faster than Linux

Mellanox makes InfiniBand hay while the sun shines

IBM juices profits in Q2 despite sales drop

TryStack pits ARM against Xeon in the cloud

Intel accidentally outs 'Poulson' Itanium specs

Servers save Intel's Q2, and probably the year

VMware cranks Zimbra collabware up to 8.0

Cisco buys Virtuata for virty security


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Tembo Application Generation
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CYBRA Completes Forms Journey with MarkMagic 8

Jumping Hurdles From Green Screen to Graphical

Software AG Maintains Investment in Jacada Tools

Raz-Lee Cracks Down on CL Commands with New Software

Robot/NETWORK Now Displays Performance Data

News Briefs and Product Shorts:

Emulator Vendors Begin March Toward Windows 8 . . . Go Bankrupt, Get Free Software . . . IntelliChief Lands More Infor Customers . . . Zend Releases Hotfix Update for IBM i PHP Stack . . . Introducing the IBM Intranet Experience . . .

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